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Chief Operating Engineer

Posting Start Date: Sep 20, 2021

Location: Trenton, ON, CA

Company: Cascades

Your challenge!

Our mill in Trenton, Ontario, which is located on the bank of the scenic Trent River, boasts a 93 year history.  If you are an effective leader who builds on relationships to strengthen operational competencies, we are looking for you to join our team.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager, the Chief Operating Engineer will oversee and ensure the safe and efficient operation of the steam plant and other related power plant services equipment in compliance with internal procedures adn all applicable legislation, regulations, codes and standards.  
  • Manages the corporate risk management program at the plant level.
  • Oversees the operations team - TSSA requirements, monitoring systems and ensures operating engineers are following guidelines. 

Core competencies defined for this job

*Health and safety
Team leadership

Desired experience

  • Grade 12 diploma with post-secondary education preferred
  • 1st Class Operating Engineer Certification
  • 3-5 years of related work experience, preferably in a unionized manufacturing environment

Technical competencies

  • Effective leadership, communication and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and decision-making skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the Technical Standards and Safety Act, Operating Engineers Regulation and the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, CMMS and SAP
  • Experience with DCS preferred
  • Ability to work overtime and be on-call as necessary
  • Must have or establish residence within 30 minutes of our mill

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Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner. Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both women and men.


About Cascades
To be part of Cascades is to reveal the full potential of materials, people and ideas. We are source of possibilities.
Since 1964, we have been providing sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in packaging, hygiene and recovery.

Join 12,000 women and men working in a network of more than 90 operating units located in North America and Europe


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